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I won't be available for commission work for many months. I'll be in Panama from March 10th until mid April, and expect to be in Ecuador until mid June. 

I'll be volunteering as a field and personal assistant for a herpetologist in El Cope, Panama for a month. Ecuador will again focus on photography and exploring other possibilities, ranging from collaborations, to research.

I'm hoping after both trips, that I'll be in a better position not long after that...to focus on artwork again. I wish to work in ceramics as soon as I can get lessons. I have always longed to work in clay and combine my passion for nature, science and sculpting - in one!

I have been hard at work on my Wordpress blog - check it out here: bowleyshannon.wordpress.com/

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Shannon Bowley
Artist | Student | Varied
United States
I'm currently 26, living in beautiful Washington State.

Recently, I've been going through another very different and interesting stage of my life. I'm finding that my views on many aspects of life are shifting...and I am quite pleased with this! I hope that I'll make more time for illustrated/painted art, as it's still something I am very passionate about. My latest project involves a deepening understanding of photography (nature photography, primarily) which is a love that has sort of caught on fire over the past year.

I'm finding that I don't relate to a lot of my old art, and realize it was more of a therapy for me over the years that I struggled for something like inner peace...and I'm eager to produce new stuff that I find has more meaning and meat to both the world at large, and myself. The constantly changing me!

I'm currently more of a hobbyist when it comes to art (a self-taught student of sorts) but I have aspirations for art on a professional level and try to be rigorous in my studies!
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Crusaide-Nino Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I Love Your Art!!! Le watches* :3
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DeadlyCartoons Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2013  Student Digital Artist
You should attempt drawing a Bear vs Wolf, i'm sure it'd look great (just got the idea from watching ginga densetsu weed)!
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xXdarkicewerewolfXx Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Your wolves is EPIC.I can use this Icon, Please,please. Its my favourite wolf color.
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Wolf--Redemption Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
i love your wolves!!! they are awesome and so well done!!! could you give me a few pointers on how to do that? like tell me how i could do better on some of my drawings..
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DirtyMongrel Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013
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Sylaf Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
do you know much stuff about spiders? If you do, do you know if jumping spiders are native in Alaska because I saw one in my house but i didn't think they lived here.
P.S. It was adorable and I have never said that about a spider before.
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TheTyro Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2014  Student General Artist
I'm glad to hear you feel this way about a spider. It was the same way for me! (although I had been terrified of spiders...it was only in keeping a jumping spider for a pet that I lost my fear)

Next time you see one, please take a photo! I'd be happy to ID it. I'll have to do some research about what salticid species may live there. Really cool!
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ChaosDemonXXXAngel Featured By Owner May 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I'd just like to inform you...
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I recognized it and it took me awhile to remember your name..I've already reported it.
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Kyo-Cri Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013
Hello! C: I made a fanart for you [link]
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TheTyro Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2014  Student General Artist
Thank you! I just looked. <3 So cute!
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